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USA: Patient Data Warning You Should Read

March 6, 2012


Everyone is aware of identity theft these days. But did you know that one of the simplest ways for theves to get your private identifying information is through your health providers? The US government is pushing the use of electronic patient data systems. However,  they are filled with problems – technology incompatability, contant need to […]

CALIFORNIA: Prime Health Services Investigated

May 9, 2011


CALIFORNIA: Prime Health Services, which operates a chain of hospitals in California, is under investigation for making false diagnosis claims for Medicare patients, claiming they had life-threatening sespis infections when, in fact, many of them did not.  A federal probe of Prime’s patient records has been underway for about a year; it is possible Prime […]

Sutter Health Accused of Fraud

April 16, 2011


CALIFORNIA: The state of California has charged Sutter Health with fraudulently billing insurers millions of dollars for anesthesia services that were never provided. Many companies with a financial stake in this report are join the lawsuit which was brought about after a whistlesblower report that triggered an audit. Thanks to Erin Alday of the SF […]